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Northwest Africa 4157
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4157
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4157
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 135 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 336:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Unknown
Mass (g):135
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.8
Classifier:M. Ivanova
Type spec mass (g):33.3
Type spec location:Vernad
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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